While soon-to-be-ex-husband Jon Gosselin was off with his new girlfriend in France, Kate Gosselin was busy entertaining their eight children.

Enjoying the beautiful summer weather in their hometown of Reading, PA, on Sunday, Kate set up a picnic for her litter of little ones.

And unlike previous front-yard family get-togethers, where the reality mom was known more for barking orders than having fun, witnesses tell OK! that Kate was “super-sweet” and “very attentive” during Sunday’s outing.

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